Hundreds of Educators in Delaware Now Fully Vaccinated
Delaware has taken one giant step towards its goal of getting all its students back into the classroom as hundreds of educators across the state are being vaccinated. Watch the story from a recent vaccine clinic at The John Dickinson School, via WITN22.
Last Chance to Apply for New Castle County Summer Youth Employment Program
One summer can change your future. Students from 14 to 20 years old are encouraged to apply for the New Castle County Summer Youth Employment Program, which offers hundreds of job opportunities including coding positions in collaboration with Code Differently. The application deadline is March 5.
It's FriYAY! Here are some of our top #YayRedClay picks for the week.
‘A door opened’ for UMass women’s basketball early enrollee Stefanie Kulesza
New UMass women’s basketball freshman Stefanie Kulesza, right, and her father – and high school coach – John Kulesza, left, made a pro-con list about her enrolling early at UMass vs. finishing her senior year at Conrad Schools of Science in Delaware. Click below to read the full story from the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
Click below to listen to Stefanie's recent conversation with Jon Buzby on Interviews of Interest. Hear what factors played into her decision, what she will miss most and how she hopes the first few months of this next phase in her life play out.
Making History: Imirah Trader Becomes First Girl to Play on Boys Varsity Team in Delaware
Imirah Trader is making history in Delaware. She's the first girl to play on a boys high school varsity team. Check out the full story from 6ABC.
Tune into our school board meeting on March 17 at 7 PM via Zoom for a special recognition of Red Clay's fall and winter athletic teams!
Warner Scholars Launch Thunderbird News Channel
Kudos to the Warner Elementary School scholars for launching the Warner Thunderbird Kids News channel, or WTKN8, where the learning never stops. Click here to watch Scholar Shamya demonstrate outstanding interview skills in an exclusive one-on-one with Superintendent Green.
Beginner Band Students Perform in Virtual Recital
Congratulations to all of our beginner band students who performed in Red Clay's virtual band recital! Thank you to Red Clay Flute and Clarinet Instructor / Band Director Heather Hughes for sharing these photos from the fun event.
Good Luck, Dickinson Rams and McKean Highlanders!
Good luck to Red Clay's student athletes as they continue their playoff push! The John Dickinson School varsity boys basketball team will compete against Sallies on March 6, and the Thomas McKean High School unified basketball team will take on Indian River in the first round of the unified basketball playoffs on March 8.
Red Clay High School Students Meet Award-Winning Author Cristina Henríquez
Delaware's 2021 Teacher of the Year Kim Stock took her English class on a virtual field trip to meet award-winning author Cristina Henríquez. Henríquez is the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and one of Amazon’s 10 Best Books of the Year. It was the Daily Beast Novel of the Year, a Washington Post Notable Book, an NPR Great Read, a Target Book of the Month selection, and was chosen one of the best books of the year by BookPage, Oprah.com, and School Library Journal. It was also longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize.
2021 Hispanic Student Recognition Program Nominations Are Now Being Accepted
The Latin American Community Center’s Hispanic Student Recognition Program (HSRP) recognizes exceptional high school Hispanic students in the State of Delaware. The program has been a signature event since 1979 and maintains strong school, community, and private sector support. The goal of the program is to open doors for Hispanic students to pursue greater opportunities, inspire pride in our people and heritage, motivate students to work hard, and encourage families to support them.
School Social Work Week Begins March 7
Please join us in celebrating Red Clay school social workers during National School Social Work Week from March 7-13.
In their role, school social workers are able to light the way, emphasizing the whole child, collaborating with other professionals, linking students and families with needed services, and advocating for the profession.
Guess the Red Clay School
Test your knowledge of our amazing network of schools with a fun new feature called Guess the Red Clay School!
Here are a few clues to help you guess which Red Clay school is shown this week:
Clue #1: The school is home to an outstanding Spanish immersion program for young learners.
Clue #2: The school has an award-winning PBS program to support positive behavior and a positive schoolwide culture.
Clue #3: The school's word of the week was Responsibility.
Clue #4: The school's PTA has raised funds to support a number of cool projects including an indoor sensory path and outdoor classroom gear.
Clue #5: The school's cafeteria features a dolphin-shaped fish tank and an awesome under the sea theme.